Chilling Facts You Didn’t Know About the Catacombs of Paris

It Was A Spot Of A Vintage Wine Robbery

9. It Was A Spot Of A Vintage Wine Robbery

A lot of crazy things seem to have happened down at the catacombs, and this includes a wine robbery – Ocean’s 11 style! In 2017, Paris police reported that a group of thieves bore into the floor of a private wine cellar located in an apartment and stole more than $300,000 worth of vintage wine. 

Their technique? Drilling into the cellar from 20 meters underneath in the catacombs! They then lowered all the expensive wine bottles into the catacombs and carried them off secretly through the tunnels. The cops mentioned that since the walls of the tunnels are mostly made of limestone, the drilling was easy to do. 
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